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People for Education's 2018 Annual report on Ontario’s schools outlines need for support for “the new basics” in education.
New data from People for Education show that, despite the importance of arts education, equitable access to arts programs and resources is an ongoing challenge for Ontario’s schools.
The fundraising advantage may be increasing the equity gap by providing already advantaged students with more enrichment than their more disadvantaged counterparts.
New data from People for Education's annual school survey show a significant decline in the percentage of elementary schools with specialist music teachers over the last decade.
A new report shows that guidance counsellors are stretched thin in Ontario elementary and secondary schools.
People for Education's annual report on Ontario’s schools shows decline in library staff and music teachers; improvements in Indigenous education.
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"We know that students who are struggling benefit from being in the [academic] classroom and the evidence is equally strong that those who are doing well are not harmed." - Annie Kidder
London Free Press: Municipalities and community groups will help test new rules for teaming to spare schools
The Ministry of Education is introducing a pilot program to test new approaches to Ontario's school closing process. Annie Kidder points to the need for broader discussions about integrated decision-making between school boards and municipalities.
Annie Kidder talks about our new report on guidance counsellors with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning.
People for Education's new report finds students have limited access to school guidance counsellors at a time when transition/career planning is more complicated and students' mental health needs are increasing.
A new report from People for Education shows that guidance counsellors are stretched thin in Ontario elementary and secondary schools.